Crayons4Kids is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to brightening the lives of hospitalized children across America.  We are so excited that you have chosen to explore our website, and we hope that you will help us achieve our mission.


Crayons4Kids was founded by Matt and Emily Leinwand in September of 2001 when they were just 5 and 6 years old.  It all started with a simple idea to collect crayons and coloring books and pass them out to hospitalized children. 


Since then, Crayons4Kids has delivered to hospitals in all 50 states.


Over the years, we have collected over:

439,256 new crayons

30,969 new coloring books

23,496 new games and toys

1,821 new baby rattles, and

1,713 DVD's.





The 9th Annual 2013
"Operation Scribble"
our radiothon hosted by
Kalamazoo's Rock Station 107.7 WRKR
will this year be hosted by
We will again be broadcasting live from:
at the corner of S. Westnedge Avenue and Whites Road in Kalamazoo, MI
hours on the air (6 am - 6 pm)
Please stop by with unwrapped new toys to be donated locally. 
Of course, monetary donations are also very much appreciated!!!
With your help, it's going to be our best year EVER!!!!!!!!!!